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Howard County Restaurant Weeks!

2014 Summer Restaurnat Weeks

July 21-August 4, 2014

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Columbia Lakefront Summer Festival

Flowers bloom at Lake Kittamaqundi in Downtown ColumbiaOutdoor concerts, movies, dance instruction, and open mic nights all summer at the Columbia Lakefront, and all for FREE!

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Summer Rocks at Merriweather Post Pavilion

Merriweather Lawn

You won’t want to miss the excellent lineup in store this Summer at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

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The Howard County Welcome Center

WC Bench 2Come enjoy our renovated space in the Ellicott City Historic District. Take a break in the lounge area, research Howard County attractions, learn about our history from informational panels, and discover where to eat, stay, shop, and play through our informational brochures.

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Visitors & Residents Guide Available

The award-winning Official guide to Shopping, Dining, Lodging, Sight-seeing, Living and Discovering Howard County, Where Maryland Comes Together!

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